The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Yorkshire region that had Support Analyst featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Support Analyst
Rank 89 88 68
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Support Analyst 34 42 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.79% 1.84% 2.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.86% 1.91% 2.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 16 20
Median daily rate £225 £325 £219
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.76% +48.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £375 £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £215 £275 £200
% change year-on-year
-21.81% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 5
Median hourly rate £14.57 £13.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.03% -10.34%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Support Analyst
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1830 2195 1565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.57% 96.06% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 1473 939
Median daily rate £380 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 97 77
Median hourly rate £12.25 £13.00 £12.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.76% +4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £21.53 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Support Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Yorkshire region that featured Support Analyst in the job title.

Support Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Support Analyst Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Yorkshire region.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Support Analyst across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Support Analyst Hourly Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Support Analyst
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Support Analyst within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +6 22 £225 - 8
Wakefield -2 5 £188 - 1
Bradford +12 3 - - 1
Castleford - 2 £150 -
Support Analyst
Yorkshire

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, Support Analyst contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Yorkshire region featuring Support Analyst in the job title.

1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.00%) SQL
5 10 (20.00%) MS Office
6 9 (18.00%) Finance
7 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
7 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
7 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
7 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (14.00%) SLA
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) Project Management
10 5 (10.00%) CRM
10 5 (10.00%) ITIL
10 5 (10.00%) VMware
11 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (8.00%) ERP
11 4 (8.00%) Legal
12 3 (6.00%) Migration
12 3 (6.00%) ITSM
12 3 (6.00%) SAN
12 3 (6.00%) NHS
12 3 (6.00%) Nagios
12 3 (6.00%) MPLS
12 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
12 3 (6.00%) VPN
12 3 (6.00%) Cisco
12 3 (6.00%) Unix

Support Analyst Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (16.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.00%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (4.00%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Office
2 8 (16.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) MPLS
1 3 (6.00%) SAN
1 3 (6.00%) VPN
2 2 (4.00%) BGP
2 2 (4.00%) Firewall
2 2 (4.00%) LAN
2 2 (4.00%) VLAN
2 2 (4.00%) WAN
3 1 (2.00%) DHCP
3 1 (2.00%) DNS
3 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MS Access
3 2 (4.00%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Law
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.00%) ODBC
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (6.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (6.00%) NHS
2 2 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (16.00%) Windows 7
2 8 (16.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (12.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.00%) CentOS
5 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
5 3 (6.00%) Unix
6 2 (4.00%) Android
6 2 (4.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (12.00%) Project Management
2 5 (10.00%) CRM
2 5 (10.00%) ITIL
3 4 (8.00%) ERP
4 3 (6.00%) Document Management
4 3 (6.00%) ITSM
4 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Change Management
5 2 (4.00%) Data Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.00%) Workflow
6 1 (2.00%) Case Management
6 1 (2.00%) Data Centre Operations
6 1 (2.00%) DevOps
6 1 (2.00%) Line Management
6 1 (2.00%) SDLC
6 1 (2.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) RPG
2 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.00%) CCDA
2 2 (4.00%) CCIE
2 2 (4.00%) CCNA
2 2 (4.00%) CCNP
2 2 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.00%) SLA
2 2 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (4.00%) Terminal Services
3 2 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Grafana
1 3 (6.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.00%) VMware
3 3 (6.00%) Cisco
3 3 (6.00%) Splunk
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.00%) LexisNexis
5 1 (2.00%) Sage